Anna Soubry blames death threats on ‘mutineers’ headline
Nov20

Anna Soubry blames death threats on ‘mutineers’ headline

. . Ex-Tory minister Anna Soubry says her office has received 13 death threats since a newspaper front page named her as one of 15 “Brexit mutineers”. The pro-EU Remain supporter said the police took the threats seriously and had passed two cases to prosecutors. She said she had been “really quite frightened” and blamed the threats on Wednesday’s Daily Telegraph front page. The paper’s editor...

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Lonzo Ball’s triple-double sends Lakers past Denver, 127-109 (Nov 19, 2017)
Nov20

Lonzo Ball’s triple-double sends Lakers past Denver, 127-109 (Nov 19, 2017)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Lonzo Ball had his second career triple-double and Julius Randle scored 24 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 127-109 victory over the short-handed Denver Nuggets on Sunday night. Ball had 11 points, a career-high 16 rebounds and 11 assists in the 20-year-old rookie’s first triple-double in front of his hometown fans at Staples Center. Brook Lopez scored 21 points and Jordan Clarkson added 18 for the Lakers, who surged...

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Singer and presenter Aled Jones denies ‘inappropriate’ behaviour
Nov20

Singer and presenter Aled Jones denies ‘inappropriate’ behaviour

Singer Aled Jones has said he is “deeply sorry” for any upset caused after allegations about his behaviour, but denied any “inappropriate contact”. Responding to newspaper claims of inappropriate “messages”, his spokesman said the Songs of Praise star accepted his behaviour more than a decade ago had been “occasionally juvenile”. The spokesman said he had “voluntarily agreed not to...

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Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021
Nov19

Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021

. . . Critics say the tech behind driverless cars still needs a lot of work Driverless cars could be on UK roads within four years under government plans to invest in the sector. Chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC the objective was to have “fully driverless cars” without a safety attendant on board in use by 2021. “Some would say that’s a bold move, but we have to embrace these technologies if we want the...

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Chancellor Philip Hammond’s ‘no unemployed’ remark attacked
Nov19

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s ‘no unemployed’ remark attacked

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“There are no unemployed people. We’ve created 3.5 million new jobs since 2010.” Opposition parties have criticised Chancellor Philip Hammond after he said “there are no unemployed people” during a BBC interview. Mr Hammond made the comment as he played down the threat posed to people’s jobs by new technology. He later insisted the government...

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